During her Tuesday hearing, Tanden explained disparaging remarks she previously made about opponents of the contraceptive mandate, and also reaffirmed President Biden’s support for taxpayer-funded abortion.
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The Little Sisters will return to court to fight the injunction.
The settlement the University of Notre Dame won on behalf of itself and 70 other Catholic institutions could be imperiled.
Only a week earlier, the university had announced it would end contraceptive coverage Jan. 1.
Catholic college plans move for 2018, following broad religious exemptions recently added to the federal contraceptive mandate.
‘We urge the administration ... to pursue its policy goals in a way that fully respects — rather than knowingly disregards — the sincerely held and repeatedly stated religious objections of a substantial minority of our civil society,’ the Sept. 9 comments state.
‘What happened to the discussion that was supposed to take place?’ the Pittsburgh prelate said, commenting about the government’s unrelenting campaign to provide contraceptives through the diocese’s health-care plan.
The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which filed the lawsuit on behalf of Little Sisters of the Poor, called the ruling an ‘important win.’
While the high court gets set to hear oral arguments in the religious congregation’s religious-freedom case, a visit to the order's San Francisco home shows what is at stake.